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Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-083
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381730-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8173-0
Published: 27 December 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388449-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8844-9
Book Chapter

By Daniel M. Goldstein
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 29 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7471-8
... order and chaos trade unions syndicalism citizenship ...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 21 July 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7334-6
... Joseph Stalin Industrialization Collectivization General Strike Trades Union Council ...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373346-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7334-6
... Chapter 8 looks at two developments: the question of how to tackle “the kulak” or richer peasantry inside the Soviet Union, and the question of how the Communist International related to the British General Council of the Trades Union Congress during the 1926 General Strike in Britain. It looks...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 29 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374718-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7471-8
... Although it is thought to be chaotic and disorganized, the Cancha is divided between syndicates and federations that provide regulation in the market. order and chaos trade unions syndicalism citizenship ...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-106
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... During the period of the military dictatorships in the 1960s to early 1980s, the trade-union movement was subject to intense and ongoing persecution. Yet under the auspices of the Bolivian Workers Central ( cob ), and with the mineworkers as its leading sector, it also struggled stubbornly...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373346-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7334-6
... of “Trotskyism.” As James writes, “deprived of Trade Unions and Press, their Soviets being merely a screen for the manipulation of Stalin’s monolithic party, the workers were helpless.” Soviet Union Bureaucracy Joseph Stalin Great Terror Trotskyism ...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-083
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... in 1890 and with Oruro in 1892. After 1927, the tin magnate Mauricio Hochschild held possession of the valuable mine. Given the economic importance of Pulacayo, it is no coincidence that the site would become a leading center for the organization of mineworkers. The Trade Union Federation of Bolivian...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-077
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Beginning in the 1920s, anarchism was instrumental in the building of the Bolivian trade-union movement. The Federation of Local Workers ( fol ) brought together workers from a range of trades who were influenced by anarchist “free-thinking.” Artisans were especially prominent in the fol...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-112
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... The Trade Union Federation of Bolivian Mineworkers ( fstmb ) held an emergency congress in the mining district of Siglo XX from 20 to 22 October 1986. Two months earlier, the government had forcibly shut down a major protest march responding to the mining crisis and the massive layoffs...
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374701-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7470-1
.... It also asks how the accumulation of working people fueled radical popular struggles that led to the formation of Colombia’s most militant trade union and that eventually contributed to the demise of the enclave. export enclave labor union space Barrancabermeja ...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-066
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... the government of President General Enrique Peñaranda (1940–43) to suppress trade-union and strike activity. The conflict came to a head in Simón Patiño’s Catavi mine on 21 December 1942, when troops opened fire on a demonstration of workers. The government claimed that nineteen protestors died and thirty were...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 21 July 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7334-6
... to the British General Council of the Trades Union Congress during the 1926 General Strike in Britain. It looks at the zig-zags around the question of industrialization made by Stalin during the 1920s as he tried to outmaneuver Leon Trotsky and Trotsky’s supporters. Stalin’s alliance with Bukharin during the mid...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-073
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... her of atheism and anarchism. She died in 1928, just as the first generation of Bolivian feminists was gaining public visibility. Beginning in the 1920s, anarchism was instrumental in the building of the Bolivian trade-union movement. The Federation of Local Workers ( fol ) brought together...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-092
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... The national revolutionary cycle that commenced in 1952 came to a close with the U.S.-backed military coup of General René Barrientos Ortuño in November 1964. Barrientos combined personal charisma and patronage tactics to establish the so-called Military-Peasant Pact, which isolated the trade...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Pact, which isolated the trade-union movement. His government initiated a new cycle of de facto authoritarian and anticommunist regimes that would last until the restoration of democracy in 1982. Barrientos composed “Meditation for Bolivians,” which follows, in early 1967, several months before...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-060
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... increasingly important to the U.S. war effort. Mineworkers were also increasingly aware of the value of their labor and began to organize and pressure for increases in their modest wages. The mine-owners likewise pressured the government of President General Enrique Peñaranda (1940–43) to suppress trade-union...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-132
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Oscar Olivera (1955–) was a representative of the trade-union federation of factory workers in Cochabamba when the outbreak of the Water War in 2000 catapulted him into the leadership of the grassroots Coalition for the Defense of Water and Life. In the cycle of insurgencies from 2000 to 2005...